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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Overkill’s Bobby Blitz on embracing the present with ‘The Wings of War’

Posted by on March 31, 2019

Out of all of the thrash bands out there, Overkill has been persistent as they’ve managed to unleash nineteen albums spanning their near-forty year career. What makes these New Jersey thrashers stand out from the rest is, they’ve never given up nor given into anyone else’s style. Meaning: they’ve always stayed true to what they […]

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Audio Interview: 1349’s Archaon on Norwegian art, new music update, and “Dødskamp”

Posted by on March 31, 2019

Earlier this year, 1349 surprised us with the release of the Edvard Munch inspired song “Dødskamp.” Metal Insider contributor Jeff Podoshen reached out to the group to discuss more about this song, which he found different than the group’s previous works. Podoshen spoke to guitarist Archaon about the track as he went into detail on […]

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Trent Reznor Inducts The Cure into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Posted by on March 31, 2019

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame held their annual induction ceremony on Friday (March 29) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. As previously announced, Nine Inch Nails frontman and RnRHoF doubter Trent Reznor was on hand to induct The Cure. Now, footage of Reznor’s speech has surfaced online, as is a transcription of […]

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Interview: Insanity Alert’s frontman talks ‘666-Pack,’ the new wave of thrash, and more

Posted by on March 30, 2019

Austrian party thrashers Insanity Alert started off the new year by releasing their new album 666-Pack via Season of Mist (order here). The band has been growing and have their first tour in Asia on the horizon. Insanity Alert’s frontman Heavy Kevy took the time to talk with us about the group’s latest effort and […]

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Chris Fehn’s Attorney sheds more light on Slipknot lawsuit

Posted by on March 30, 2019

Former Slipknot drummer Chris Fehn’s attorney Joel B. Rothman made a public statement Wednesday (27th) about his client’s case against the band. In an interview with Rock Feed, Rothman discussed Fehn’s perspective in filing the suit, most notably how he was made to feel like a “second-class citizen” in the band. On March 13, Fehn sued […]

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Hath stream instrumental play-through for “Usurpation”

Posted by on March 29, 2019

Watch New Jersey’s Hath as they rip through an instrumental play-through video for their track “Usurpation”. The song can be found on their upcoming record Of Rot and Ruin which drops on April 12th via Willowtip Records. The video, as well as the entire album, was recorded at drummer AJ Viana’s personal studio. Pre-order Of Rot and Ruin here and […]

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Interview Enterprise Earth’s Dan & Gabe on new album ‘Luciferous’

Posted by on March 29, 2019

Spokane, WA metal outfit Enterprise Earth are getting ready for their overall third full length effort Luciferous to arrive on April 5th via eOne/Good Fight Music (pre-order here). The group worked on the record with producer Jason Suecof (The Black Dahlia Murder, White Chapel, Carnifex) as they expressed it’s their most matured album to date. […]

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Aftermath vocalist Kyriakos “Charlie” Tsiolis – “to say this has been a crazy ride is putting it mildly. “

Posted by on March 29, 2019

Chicago thrash legends Aftermath just released their new album There is Something Wrong last month (order here). We spoke to vocalist Kyriakos “Charlie” Tsiolis on their new record, their challenging past including an update on the famous lawsuit they had with Dr. Dre, having their original moniker back, and more. You guys had quite the […]

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Interview: Battle Beast’s Noora on ‘No More Hollywood Endings’

Posted by on March 29, 2019

Battle Beast’s new album No More Hollywood Endings shows the group’s new direction as each song represents a unique experiment for the group. The overall style is a mix showing the softer side of these Finnish heavy metallers as well as their love for the 80s hair metal days, to adding more orchestrations. For those […]

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Video Interview: Within Temptation’s ‘Sharon den Adel’ on her favorite songs from ‘Resist,’ band’s evolution since ‘Enter,’ etc..

Posted by on March 29, 2019

On Episode 21 of Metal Insider’s Newsroom w/ M.I Crowley, Crowley caught up with Within Temptation vocalist Sharon den Adel before the group’s performance at NYC’s Playstation Theater. Sharon discussed the group’s latest effort Resist (order here), the evolution of their music since Enter, finding inspiration from just about anywhere, and not being afraid to […]

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